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The slippery year

Melanie Gideon

The slippery year

a meditation on happily ever after

by Melanie Gideon

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gideon, Melanie, -- 1963-,
  • Midlife crisis,
  • Self-realization in women,
  • Motherhood

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelanie Gideon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF724.65.M53 G53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 212 p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24079930M
    ISBN 109780307270672
    LC Control Number2009928265
    OCLC/WorldCa290466902

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    SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Ask members of the Haverlack family and they will tell you that Slippery Rock University has played a big role in their lives. Brothers Stewart and Elliott graduated from The Rock in and , respectively, and Elliott's son, Zane, earned a degree from the University in   Book Review - The Slippery Year. Better Homes and Gardens • 17 March Reblog. Share. Tweet. Share. The Slippery Year by Melanie Gideon Orion, $ If you love confessional domestic trivia, this memoir is for you. At 44, Gideon is one of those typical American neurotics who has mastered the art of self mockery. Sometimes she’s.


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Melanie Gideon is the author of the memoir The Slippery Year: A Meditation on Happily Ever After, an NPR and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book ofand a New York Times bestseller, as well as three young adult novels.

Her latest novel, W will be translated into 26 languages and is currently in development with Working Title Films/5. SRU Digital Collections include photographs, postcards, yearbooks, and nearly years of Slippery Rock University's history in the form of campus newspapers.

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Gideon manages /5(68). The Slippery Year chronicles her struggle to rediscover meaning and pleasure in life while navigating the comical ups and downs of cohabiting with a husband, a child, and a dog: mattress wars with her snoring mate, the psychological minefield of the school carpool line, and sending her son to sleep-away camp for the first time.

Gideon manages. The Slippery Year NPR coverage of The Slippery Year: A Meditation on Happily Ever After by Melanie Gideon. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Slippery Year chronicles her struggle to rediscover meaning and pleasure in life while navigating the comical ups and downs of cohabiting with a husband, a child, and a dog: mattress wars with her snoring mate, the psychological minefield of the school carpool line, and sending her son to sleep-away camp for the first time.

Gideon manages. The Slippery Year, however, pokes edgy fun at the boundaries and markers of a modern American woman’s middle-class life: conundrums over a small son’s Halloween costume woes and school carpool lines, along with angst over summer soccer camp, disastrous visits to the beauty salon, the death of a beloved pet, a spouse in love with his monster.

Buy a cheap copy of The Slippery Year book by Melanie Gideon. Book Description “We are all so curious. Hungry for the truth. If only we could ask the questions we really want to ask of each other and get the real answers. Like Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Slippery Year is a terrific book.” —Tom Barbash, author of The Last Good Chance “Melanie Gideon’s The Slippery Year tackles the tough topic of ‘feeling empty’ in the midst of a seemingly comfortable and contented California life. Gideon explores her pain, doubt, regret, and confusion as a wife and mother at midlife with great.

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Search and browse yearbooks online. The Slippery Year chronicles her struggle to rediscover meaning and pleasure in life while navigating the comical ups and downs of cohabiting with a husband, a child, and a dog: mattress wars with her snoring mate, the psychological minefield of the school carpool line, and sending her son to sleep-away camp for the first time.

Gideon manages 4/4(11). You might think a book with an opening like that would be whiny, infected by an irritating middle-class malaise; or maybe cheesily uplifting and life-messagey.

The Slippery Year is none of those things. (Well, okay, maybe a little middle-class malaise-y, but not, thanks to Gideon’s self-deprecating humor, irritatingly so.).

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At 44, Gideon (Pucker,etc.) looked at the various roles she’d assumed as the younger twin in a family of four girls, wife of a loving husband and stay-at-home mother of a sweet nine-year-old boy, and found herself guiltily asking, “Is this all there is?” The author’s memoir, a hilariously probing account of personal.

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